[Tagging] Flower fields as tourism attraction

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 05:35:32 UTC 2018


If it is not landuse=flower_bed,what is the landuse tag then ? The
land is used for something, not ? So even when you tag it as landcover
(or man_made) = flower_bed, I would still expect to be able to add a
landuse tag as well.

m.

On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 12:04 AM, Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/04/18 19:30, John Willis wrote:
>>
>> Actual flower Farms are landuse=farmland crop=flowers. Yea, they may have
>> a viewpoint and a gift shop. But those large commercial farms are not what
>> I'm talking about.
>>
>> These are about tagging the actual beds of decorative flowers with
>> landuse=flowerbed (which I think is totally a landuse - it is land dedicated
>> to flowers for display or decoration),
>
>
> -1 ... it is not a 'landuse'.
> The same can be done by other things than flower beds ... lilies on a pond,
> topiary for example.
> It is not defined by 'flowerbed!
>
> It is a land cover ...
>
>> and tagging gardens that are "flower spectacles" - places that grow
>> flowers primarily as a spectacle (and often charge admission) using a
>> garden:type=foobar is the two tags I am asking for feedback on.
>> Landuse=grass is crappy - is it for sports? picnicing? Roadside shoulder?
>> Landscaping?
>
>
> A flower bed can be for obtaining cut flowers in a residential garden. The
> land use is still residential, not flowerbed.
>
> A flowerbed can be in the middle of a roundabout, the landuse is still
> highway.
>
> The land cover in both the above is a flowerbed.
>
>
>>
>> Luckily flowers in a non-farm sense serve a single purpose - to be looked
>> at. They are colorful decorations. You don't sleep on them. You don't play
>> sports on them. People grow flowers in dedicated land merely to be enjoyed.
>
>
> Or to cut up and placed inside for decoration and smell.
>
>>
>> ~~~~
>>
>> Several places around the world grow tulips and build a Dutch windmill to
>> emulate a working landuse=farmland - but just as Space Mountain is neither a
>> spaceship nor an actual mountain, these are tourist attractions made to
>> emulate the look of a farm for people looking to take pictures. These fall
>> into the category of "flower attractions" and I want to tag these as such.
>
>
> Tourist attractions. Land cover = flowerbed.
>
>>
>> When I lived in San diego, the only thing I had ever seen like this is the
>> Carlsbad flower fields. There are formal botanical gardens and rose gardens
>> - but a town or large commercial park just doesn't purposefully grow very
>> large fields of flowers in a large field and put out a viewing platform like
>> they do in Japan *and* get hundreds, thousands, or tens of thousands of
>> people a week that come to just merely view the spectacle  that they
>> purposefully made, year after year in the same spot and static
>> configuration.
>>
>> Maybe it is common in the rest of the world, but these flower spectacles
>> (and their dedicated area just for flowers) seems something that needs
>> precise tagging.
>>
>> Javbw
>>
>>> On Apr 10, 2018, at 2:19 PM, Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> In John Wills original post he talked about tulip farms. T
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